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Sheriffs Office Citizens Academy

Sheriffs Office Citizens Academy

July 31, 2018

Sheriff Coy Reid would like to announce the beginning of the Fall Citizens Academy. The Catawba County Sheriff’s Office will host its 2018 Fall Citizens Academy for residents of Catawba County beginning on September 4th, 2018. The academy will last for 12 weeks and will meet each Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Topics and tours that will be covered are Sheriff’s Office Operations, Crime Prevention, Special Tactics and Response Team Operations, K-9 Operations and Demonstration, Narcotics Investigations, Crime Scene Investigation, Ride-Along with Road Patrol, Tour of Detention Facility, Tour of 911 Operations Center, Register of Deeds Office, Clerk of Court’s Office, District Attorney’s Office, Magistrate’s Office, Judges, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Management, Animal Control, Fire-Rescue Division, and a Graduation Banquet.

You must be a resident of Catawba County and at least 21 years old to participate. To apply, complete the online application at the following link ( http://www.catawbacountync.gov/county-services/sheriffs-office/programs/citizens-academy/ ).  You will be contacted to confirm admission into the class.  Applications must be received by August 17th.  For more information about the Sheriff’s Office Fall Citizens Academy, please contact Lt. John Helton at 828-465-8336 or Sgt. Eric Page at 828-465-8278